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Project management in executive authorities of the Russian Federation subjects: The professional staffing considerations

Vol. 17, Iss. 7, JULY 2019

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Received: 23 April 2019

Received in revised form: 16 May 2019

Accepted: 29 May 2019

Available online: 15 July 2019


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Pages: 1257–1266

Artashinа I.A. Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Management, Branch of RANEPA, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Shtefan A.N. Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Management, Branch of RANEPA, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Subject This article deals with the issues of implementation of a project-based approach in the activities of the authorities and the problems of staff efficiency.
Objectives The article aims to identify the specifics of project approach application within the public sector framework.
Methods For the study, we used the logical and systems approaches, sampling, grouping, generalization, comparison, content analysis, and the graphical and tabular data visualization methods.
Results The article presents a brief analytical overview of the open data posted on the official websites of the governments of the Federal subjects of Russia and an analysis of the project-based approach specifics in terms of talent acquisition.
Conclusions The article concludes that in the modern system of management of the executive branch of the subjects of the Russian Federation, there are imperfections of personnel policy, defined as errors of application of a comprehensive approach to the requirements concerning the vocational education. This circumstance creates certain conditions and prerequisites for increasing the risks of the mechanism of regional projects implementation. In this regard, it is advisable to consider the need for enhanced project management training of the RF subject government employees, who are part of the project teams.

Keywords: project management, regional project, project management system, executive authorities, Federal subjects of Russia


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